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economic view on wildlife management areas in Botswana

Jaap W. Arntzen

economic view on wildlife management areas in Botswana

by Jaap W. Arntzen

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Published by IUCN/SNV CBNRM Support Programme in Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Botswana.
    • Subjects:
    • Wildlife management -- Botswana.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-34).

      StatementJaap W. Arntzen.
      SeriesCBNRM Support Programme occasional paper ;, no. 10
      ContributionsCBNRM Support Programme (Botswana)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSK575.B6 A75 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3445018M
      ISBN 109991298622
      LC Control Number2005326276
      OCLC/WorldCa54718821

      About this book. This guide to the mammals of Botswana offers a detailed roundup of more than 80 animals – with maps, travel information and a photographic field guide in a single, handy volume. economic diversification in Botswana. Tourism in Botswana is recognised as a means of supporting the diversification the economy which is concentrated in the mining sector, because tourism contributes to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country by % in File Size: KB.

      Botswana has set aside nearly 40% of its total land surface for conservation in national parks, game reserves and management areas known as private reserves or concessions. This is an amazing commitment and is rewarded by visitors from all over the world coming to experience the 'best all-round safari destination in the world'. December in which representatives of the Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks participated with the aim of collaboration on joint management issues affecting the buffalo population shared between the two countries.

      WAVES Botswana Country Report 2 Background Botswana is pursuing sustainability objectives in a manner that recognises the importance of integrating the value of natural assets into existing national frameworks. This is an approach that is expected to enrich the planning and policy systems through an adaptive approach while responding to. Wildlife tourism can provide economic incentives for conservation. Due to the abundance of wildlife and the presence of charismatic species some areas are better suited to wildlife tourism. Our first objective was to develop criteria based on wildlife abundance and diversity to evaluate tourism potential in the Northern Conservation Zone of by:


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Economic view on wildlife management areas in Botswana by Jaap W. Arntzen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Botswana’s Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) date back toand now cover around 22% of the country. These areas are located in the thinly populated, remote and poor western and northern parts of Botswana.

Economic opportunities are usually very limited and most people living in these areas traditionally engage in hunting and gathering. An Economic View on Wildlife Management Areas in Botswana Article (PDF Available)   January   with   Reads  How we measure 'reads' A 'read' is counted each time someone views a Author: Jaap Arntzen.

In an effort to prevent the loss of key wildlife areas and to develop wildlife in the rural economy of Botswana, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) developed the concept of the Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in the early 's (Carter ).

A WMA may be defined as an area. Botswana, wildlife is among these resources, and its effective management has attracted international tourists, thereby making tourism one of the major foreign exchange earners for the country and an important socio-economic growth sector.

This Chapter is concerned, therefore, with the sustainable development of Botswana’s wildlife and File Size: KB. 23 T here is currently uncertainty regarding the future of wildlife management policy in Botswana, which has some of the largest populations.

Introduction. Wildlife is a source of both costs and benefits to society. Costs occur from wildlife predation on livestock, destruction of crops, traffic collisions, and transmission of diseases to animals economic view on wildlife management areas in Botswana book humans.

Benefits accrue from hunting, recreational activities, food, and other ecosystem by: 5. Wildlife Areas. WILDLIFE AREAS. Over 17% of Botswana consists of game reserves and national parks with an additional 20% set aside as wildlife management areas (WMAs).

With some of the best wildlife viewing in Africa, Botswana has become one of the most popular destinations for tourists seeking wildlife in their natural habitat.

An Act to make further and better provision for the conservation and management of the wildlife of Botswana, giving effect to CITES and any other international convention for the protection of fauna and flora to which Botswana is, from time to time, a part y, to provide for the establishment, control and management of national parks and gameFile Size: 1MB.

Community management of natural resources in Africa: Impacts, experiences and future directions In many parts of Africa, local communities have depended on, and managed, wildlife as a key resource since the Stone Age.

Over the last twenty years, this subsistence strategy has evolved into a development strategy that has become increasinglyFile Size: 1MB.

in the joint FAO/CIC Technical Series to share more widely best practices in wildlife management and con-servation among the practitioners and decision makers and to support sustainable economic development of the wildlife Size: 2MB.

About 38% of Botswana’s total area is devoted to national parks, reserves and wildlife management areas. Botswana’s sparse population makes it easy to protect wildlife and conserve landscapes.

A majority of the 2 million Batswana (people of Botswana) live near the nation’s capital, Gaborone, as almost 70% of the rest of the countryside is.

and migration to urban areas in search of jobs and a better life. Mining is the dominant sector in Botswana's economy contributing to about 80 percent of the GDP. The key minerals are diamonds, copper, nickel and coal. There are however inherent weaknesses in both the "mineral led" economic growth and the nature of mining in Botswana.

wildlife management in twelve countries in Asia and Oceania, with a view to identifying strengths and weaknesses in ensuring the environmental sustainability of wildlife management, as well as in allowing disadvantaged sectors of society, to directly benefit from wildlife management.

The analysis is thus carried out from the perspective ofFile Size: 1MB. Empowering communities to manage natural resources: Case studies from southern Africa 7 PREFACE Background to the power relations study This report consists of a series of individual country papers prepared for a study on devolution, community empowerment and power relations in community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) during Wildlife conservation means the proper care, protection, management and utilisation of wildlife resources.

Wildlife management areas means an area of land declared to be a wildlife management area under Section 15 and specified in the Third Schedule of the Wildlife. Challenges to the Sustainable Management of Botswana’s Wildlife 1 Wildlife and the economy 7 Protection of Vulnerable Species 8 Threatened and Rare Mammal and Bird Species 9 Wildlife Population Estimates 11 Introduction 11 Stratification of the Country for Aerial Surveys 11File Size: 1MB.

Strengthening Public Sector Performance RAS ($ million): Botswana is supported by WBG to strengthen public sector performance in certain areas and delivered selected outputs such as implementing a monitoring and evaluation system linked to public investment management and procurement and public service halls analytical work.

This. In this study contingent valuation and analysis of records were used to investigate demand for wildlife‐viewing visits and entry to protected areas in Botswana. Wildlife‐viewing tourists experienced consumer surpluses amounting to some 20 per cent of their trip expenditures or 41 million Botswana pula in aggregate.

They were willing to pay some 4 per cent of their trip expenditures (8 Cited by: Wildlife of Botswana. Jump to navigation Jump to search.

Location of Botswana. The wildlife of Botswana refers to the flora and fauna of Botswana. Botswana is around 90% covered in savanna, varying from shrub savanna in the southwest in the dry areas to tree savanna consisting of trees and grass in the wetter areas. An Economic View on Wildlife Management Areas in Botswana.

Occasional paper no. 10 [Muan, ] (Muan: IUCN/SNV CBNRM Support Programme, ). Damm, “Hunting in South Africa: Facts, Risks and Opportunities,” African Indaba, 3 (): 1– Gujadhur, Joint Venture Options for Communities and Safari Operators in Botswana Cited by: 3.

“ Located towards the southern area of the quite incredible Okavango Delta this reserve offers a water-filled world of incredible sunsets, a comprehensive array of animal and bird life and a natural experience secon.BBDSAP Botswana Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan BD Biodiversity BTB Botswana Tourism Board CAR Centre for Applied Research CBNRM Community-Based Natural Resource Management CBO Community-Based Organisation CECT Chobe Enclave Conservation Trust CH Controlled Hunting Area ChDC Chobe District Council.Wildlife-based tourism plays a significant economic role and contributes 70% of all Protected Areas (PAs) revenues to the total national economy (Gujadhur, ; WTTC, ).

Primarily, commercial utilization of wildlife resources has been practiced via non-consumptive means, mainly in PAs, including Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs). In.